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Academic Search Ultimate (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Academic Search Ultimate is a multi-disciplinary database provides full-text for more than 10,000 journals, with nearly 9,000 peer-reviewed titles. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.


Airiti Library Search guide in PowerPoint format

Airiti Library is a search platform, combining the academic resources of both Taiwan and Mainland China, features full-text scholarly contents covering academic journals, dissertations, and conference proceedings.


Audiobook Collection (via EBSCO) Search guide in video format Search guide in PDF format Permitted Use

EBSCOhost Audiobook Collection provides access to over 300 audiobooks with subjects in English language, poetry and more. Listen to samples on the database, and download selected audiobooks to listen on mobile device.


BYU Corpora: British National Corpus (BNC) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

The British National Corpus (BNC) was originally created by Oxford University press in the 1980s - early 1990s, and it contains 100 million words of text a wide range of genres (e.g. spoken, fiction, magazines, newspapers, and academic).


BYU Corpora: Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) contains more than 520 million words of text (20 million words each year 1990-2015) and it is equally divided among spoken, fiction, popular magazines, newspapers, and academic texts.


Cambridge Core Search guide in PDF format

Cambridge Core is the home of academic content from Cambridge University Press. It covers the former Cambridge Books Online & Cambridge Journals Online.


Communication Abstracts (via EBSCO) Search guide in PowerPoint format Search guide in video format

Communication Abstracts covers communication-related articles, reports, papers, and books a variety of publishers, research institutions, and information sources world-wide.


Communication Source (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Communication Source is a comprehensive resource on the market for communication research. Communication Source was developed from a merger of high-quality EBSCO databases, Communication and Mass Media Complete and Communication Abstracts, and includes many unique sources not previously available in other databases. The database provides more than 670 full-text journals and coverage dating back to 1900. Contents include Communication, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Discourse, Speech-Language Pathology, Media Studies and other fields relevant to the discipline.


EBSCOhost eBook Collection Search guide in video format Search guide in HTML format Mobile device guide Permitted Use

EBSCOhost eBook Collection is a multi-disciplinary collection offering more than 150,000 eBooks. Subject coverage includes Business and economics, Language arts and discipline, Literary criticism, Social science, Technology and Engineering.


Eighteenth Century Collections Online (via GALE) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format Permitted Use

Eighteenth Century Collections Online - Language and Literature module provides access to the digital images of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in United Kingdom during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works the Americas.  Consists of books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more.


Entrepreneurial Studies Source (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format

Entrepreneurial Studies Source is a rich collection of full-text resources for entrepreneurship and small business research. Many journals are peer-reviewed and are available with no embargo. This database offers more than 120 key periodicals, 140 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV, one of the world’s largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.


European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (via EBSCO) Search guide in PowerPoint format Search guide in video format

This database was created the authoritative bibliography European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750. It indexes European works written before 1750 that relate to the Americas. A wide range of subject areas are covered; natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery.


Gale ebooks Search guide in PDF format Permitted Use

Gale ebooks, formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library, is a collection of digital handbooks, encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


Gale Literature Resource Center

Provides full-text of biographies, bibliographies, and literary criticism of authors all time periods including novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers.


Gale Literature: LitFinder

LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including full-text poems, poem citations and excerpts, short stories and novels, essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, speeches, and plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.


Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series

Scribner Writers Series delivers online access to numerous Scribner publications. More than 2,000 original scholar-signed biocritical entries, including concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.


Gale Literature: Twayne's Author Series

Twayne's Author Series offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements and to the development of literary genres. This online series features the content that comprise three print series United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors.


Handbook of Pragmatics Online Search guide in HTML format

Provides up-to-date information on research in the field of linguistic pragmatics, conceived as the interdisciplinary (cognitive, social, and cultural) science of natural language use.


JSTOR Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

JSTOR provides full-text online access to back file of scholarly journals in the collection of Arts & Sciences, Asia Collection, Business & Economics, Language & Literature, Mathematics & Statistics as well as Lives of Literature. Ebooks with multidisciplinary academic titles from university presses and scholarly publishers are also available in this platform.


Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts Search guide in HTML format

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) indexes and abstracts the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the study of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Documents indexed include journal articles, book reviews, book chapters, dissertations and working papers dating back to 1973.


Merriam-Webster Unabridged

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary is one of the largest, most comprehensive American dictionaries with illustrative quotations. It is built on the solid foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged.


MLA International Bibliography (via EBSCO)

The Modern Language Association (MLA) International Bibliography provides searchable access to bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, dissertations, and scholarly Web sites. It indexes materials from 1926 to the present in academic disciplines such as language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts. Coverage includes literature from all over the world - Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. The MLA currently indexes more than 66,000 new items each year.


Net Languages IELTS Preparation Course

Net Languages provides online English courses for IELTS examination preparation. The Library subscribes to the following modules: (i) IELTS Preparation course, (ii) Additional IELTS Practice Tests, (iii) IELTS Writing Preparation and IELTS Speaking Preparation Course & (iv) Listening Practice.


OpenDissertations (via EBSCO) Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.


Oxford English Dictionary Online Search guide in HTML format

An authoritative and comprehensive record of the English Language in the world, tracing the evolution and use of more than 600,000 words through 3 million quotations


Oxford Handbooks Online - Linguistics Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

The Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks in different subject areas, e.g. Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Linguistics and Literature etc.


Oxford Handbooks Online - Literature Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

The Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks in different subject areas, e.g. Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Linguistics and Literature etc.


Oxford Reference Online Premium Search guide in HTML format

Oxford Reference Online Premium includes full text of around 150+ dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press. Subjects areas include business, social sciences, psychology, English language, computing, general reference, quotations, etc.


Oxford Scholarship Online - Linguistics Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

Collection of full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the area of linguistics.


Oxford Scholarship Online - Literature Search guide in HTML format Permitted Use

Collection of full text and abstracts of classic and newly published Oxford books in the area of literature.


Project MUSE

Provides indexing and abstracts to over 400 electronic scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences nearly 120 not-for-profit publishers.


Routledge Handbooks Online Permitted Use

This platform provides an overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities, and offers an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today.


ScienceDirect (1995 +) Search guide in HTML format Search guide in PDF format

Provides access to 41 specialized journals dating back from 1995.


SSRN Humanity Network

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)´s eLibrary provides 736,691 research papers 340,980 researchers across 30 disciplines.


Taylor & Francis eBooks Search guide in PDF format Permitted Use

Provides access to ebooks in subject areas such as Business and Management, Economics, Media and Communication, English Language and Linguistics, Mathematics and Statistics etc.


The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2014 (via GALE) Search guide in PDF format Permitted Use

The TLS historical archive provides access to the full text of the Times Literary Supplement 1902 through 2014. It includes more than 300,000 reviews, letters, poems and articles.